When I grow up, I want to be a researcher…
Jérémy Filet, Université de Lorraine and Lisa Jeanson, Université de Lorraine “So what’s your PhD topic again?”… Nowadays, this is the
Japanese space agency’s mission aims to uncover how moons of Mars formed
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has announced a mission to visit the two moons of Mars and return a rock sample to Earth. It’s a plan
Why Mexican immigrants are healthier than their US-born peers
Anna Waldstein, University of Kent Supporters of Donald Trump’s wall might have us believe that Mexicans who enter the US illegally carry disease an
The state of US forests: Six questions answered
Thomas J. Straka, Clemson University Editor’s note: The first Earth Day, on April 22, 1970, catalyzed a wave of laws to protect the environment and
We need to get rid of carbon in the atmosphere, not just reduce emissions
Eelco Rohling, Australian National University Getting climate change under control is a formidable, multifaceted challenge. Analysis by my colleagues
How English-style drizzle killed the Ice Age’s giants
Alan Cooper, University of Adelaide; Matthew Wooller, University of Alaska Fairbanks, and Tim Rabanus-Wallace, University of Adelaide Wet weather at t
Climate Change
Make our soil great again
David R. Montgomery, University of Washington Most of us don’t think much about soil, let alone its health. But as Earth Day approaches, it’s time
Fishing for DNA: Free-floating eDNA identifies presence and abundance of ocean life
Mark Stoeckle, The Rockefeller University Ocean life is largely hidden from view. Monitoring what lives where is costly – typically requiring big bo
The world’s five deadliest volcanoes … and why they’re so dangerous
Matthew Blackett, Coventry University An eruption of Mount Etna recently caught out some BBC journalists who were filming there. The footage was extra
After 25 years of trying, why aren’t we environmentally sustainable yet?
Michael Howes, Griffith University In 1992, more than 170 countries came together at the Rio Earth Summit and agreed to pursue sustainable development
The brain: a radical rethink is needed to understand it
Henrik Jörntell, Lund University Understanding the human brain is arguably the greatest challenge of modern science. The leading approach for most of
Japan’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange Gets Investments From Top 3 Japanese Banks
Tokoyo, Japan just got a whole lot more bitcoiny — and investors are looking up After nearly a year of bitcoin rallying in the Asian pacific, th
Don’t panic: the northern lights won’t be turning off anytime soon
Nathan Case, Lancaster University The northern lights are nature’s very own magnificent light show. They are the mesmerising end result of electrica
CDC Cancels Climate Change Conference in February
A major, almost overnight shift of Democrat to Republican values in the White House has yielded chilling effects throughout the country, climate chang
Climate Change
How Nootropics Have Changed The Trading Landscape
If you’re a trader who isn’t biohacking, you could be missing the trade of the century.. Traders who aren’t using nootropics on a d

In our Wi-Fi world, the internet still depends on undersea cables
Recently a New York Times article on Russian submarine activity near undersea communications cables dredged up Cold War politics and generated widespr
Biohybrid robots built from living tissue start to take shape
Think of a traditional robot and you probably imagine something made from metal and plastic. Such “nuts-and-bolts” robots are made of hard materia
EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Ohio Election Fraud Lawyer Cliff Arnebeck
I spoke with Cliff Arnebeck regarding his strange letter to Obama and Biden about assassinations.. And looked over my shoulder the rest of the night
Is it ethical to purchase human organs?
Editor’s note: This article is part of our collaboration with Point Taken, a new program from WGBH that next airs on Tuesday, June 28 on PBS and onl
Human Biology
UN Diplomat John Ashe Dies While Awaiting Trial To Testify Against Clinton Foundation Donor
In what some are calling convenient timing, a top suspect in a bribery case involving Clinton Foundation donors and the former United Nations General
Personal beliefs versus scientific innovation: getting past a flat Earth mentality
The history of science is also a history of people resisting new discoveries that conflict with conventional wisdom. When Galileo promoted Copernicus&
Obsessed with Reality TV? You May Be a Narcissist
In early May, with Donald Trump on the verge of solidifying the Republican nomination, his opponent Ted Cruz ranted to the press: I’m going to tell
Putting CO2 away for good by turning it into stone
We seriously need to do something about CO2 emissions. Besides shifting to renewable energy sources and increasing energy efficiency, we need to start
Climate Change
Election Fraud: Where Did 12 Million California Voters Go?
The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday that over 650k newly registered voters in the state of California marked a new record for voter registrati
Big data’s ‘streetlight effect’: where and how we look affects what we see
Big data offers us a window on the world. But large and easily available datasets may not show us the world we live in. For instance, epidemiological
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